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Selected Style 4-Door JS Manual 2WD
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual 2WD JS 19 22 $16,558 $17,999
4-Door Manual 2WD JS+ 19 22 $17,478 $18,999
4-Door Automatic 2WD JS 19 21 $17,478 $18,999
4-Door Automatic 2WD JS+ 19 21 $18,398 $19,999
4-Door Manual 4WD JLX 19 21 $17,478 $18,999
4-Door Manual 4WD JLX+ 19 21 $18,398 $19,999
4-Door Automatic 4WD JLX 18 20 $18,398 $19,999
4-Door Automatic 4WD JLX+ 18 20 $19,318 $20,999
4-Door Laredo
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 4WD Laredo 16 21 $25,339 $27,965
4-Door 4WD Limited 16 21 $30,817 $34,190
4-Door Laredo 16 21 $23,571 $25,995
4-Door Limited 16 21 $28,644 $31,760
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,558
$23,571
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,999
$25,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$300 / month
$433 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 35.9 35.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 39.7
Second Hip Room (in) 46.8 52.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 58.9
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.6 39.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 57.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 41.4
Front Hip Room (in) 50.7 56.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 82.7 100.1
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 38.2 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 72.3
Track Width, Front (in) 59.1 59.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.0 9.1
Length, Overall (in) 164.6 181.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 43.5 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 68.5 69.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.1 59.4
Wheelbase (in) 97.6 105.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 38.2 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 47.6 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 44.6 72.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 43.5 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 21.0 39.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - x .87 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA - TBD -
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.4 20.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 20.5 14.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 36.5
Steering Type Power Power Recirculating Ball
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.8 3.4
Tires
Rear Tire Size P235/60R16 P225/75R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/60R16 P225/75R16
Spare Tire Size P235/60R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 525
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 350
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3064 3739
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.5 15.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 625
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 136
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 155 @ 6500 195 @ 4600
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I6
Fuel System MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 160 @ 4000 230 @ 3000
Engine Order Code NA ERH
Displacement 2.5L/150 4.0L/242
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 21
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Drivetrain Two Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.47 2.20
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02 1.54
Trans Order Code NA DGB
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.30 3.55
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low N/A NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.70 2.74
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High N/A NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80 NA
Summary
Body Style 4-Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Suzuki Grand Vitara Jeep Grand Cherokee
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/coil spring w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Link Solid Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/coil spring w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut Solid Axle
 
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